The Reality of Creating Pole Dance

The Reality of Creating Pole Dance

The reality of creating dance applies to EVERY single choreographer out there, maybe not in the same order or to the same degree as I am showing, but the rollercoaster of emotion is and will always be present during any creative process. Even for those...

How to Enhance Creativity in Dance

How to Enhance Creativity in Dance

Whether you are experiencing a mental block, or you generally just feel like your work is going nowhere, this post will provide you with some resourceful, effective rituals that can be applied to your daily life in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of...

Repetition in Pole Dance

Repetition in Pole Dance

The use of repetition in pole dance is not something that is seen very often which is a shame because it can be a very useful choreographic device in all fields of dance, including pole dance. When I speak of repetition I am referring to...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choreographing a Dance

5 Mistakes to Avoid when Choreographing Dance

Knowing the mistakes to avoid when choreographing dance will save you a lot of time and will likely prevent a few headaches throughout your creative process. These mistakes were brought to my attention through experiences of my own and witnessing them from other choreographers. So,...

Music for Choreography

Music for Choreography

Choosing music for choreography depends on a few things such as what inspires you to create, what makes you want to move and what the theme of your work involves. However, that being said, music is not the most essential part of a choreographic process....

Five Reasons to Create Your Own Dance

Five Reasons to Create Your Own Dance

Anyone who knows me or has been taught by me will know how enthusiastic I am about encouraging others to create their own dance. I love to see movement, but more than that I really enjoy witnessing people realise that their body is capable of...

Creating Dance with a Mental Block

Creating Dance with a Mental Block

For some people, creating choreography is not an easy task and it can often seem quite daunting if you are not very experienced. This is the case for the experienced choreographer too, who, will sometimes meet a mental block during their creative process. You can...

Easing Pre Performance Nerves

Easing Pre Performance Nerves

Those pre performance nerves can really make you feel uncomfortable, maybe so much so that you don’t want to perform at all. If this is the case, please understand that there are things you can do that will help ease the intensity of said nerves...

How to Pick Up Choreography

How to Pick Up Choreography

Sometimes it can be difficult to pick up new choreography, especially if you're new to dance and are just finding your feet. This can be frustrating, but you will eventually be able to work at a quicker pace which can be useful for many reasons....

3 Tips to Clean Choreography

3 Tips to Clean Choreography

Tips for cleaning your choreography will be useful to those who are working on a piece of dance that is almost complete. Before finalising the work you will likely hit a “it’s not quite right” phase, feeling that your work isn’t as perfect as you...